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Dates: 2007 - 2015
Funding: Bayer Schering Pharma
Collaborators: Diabetes Trial Unit (DTU), University of Oxford; University of Beijing
Information: Alastair Gray

The ACE trial is being conducted in Hong Kong and China, and is investigating the effects of an oral anti-diabetes drug containing acarbose on preventing recurrent cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes in individuals with CVD and pre-diabetes. The trial is recruiting approximately 7,500 individuals with CVD, who also have pre-diabetes. Trial results are expected in 2013.

HERC is conducting the economic analysis alongside the trial.